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... A reasonable goal is 1,000 mg. DHA + EPA. Those are the animal based Omega-3's that are the most beneficial agents. The flax contains the lighter molecular weight, vegetable world version omega-3 called ALA that the body converts only a small portion of to DHA. The ALA is of some benefit but is not in the same league as the big hitters. You cannot overdo any of these... (1 replies)
... I recently started adding 2 tablespoons of flaxseeds to my cereal in the morning to increase my omega 3 intake. And I started eating fish twice a week....salmon or cod usually. ... (1 replies)
... Thank you. I eat different nuts, peanuts, pistachio, cashew, almond, brazil, pine, hazelnut, macadamia. I also have different seeds including hemp. Hmm, maybe I need to eat a few more. Carol xx (9 replies)

... Carol.....i'm wondering about your fatty acid intake.You said you have nuts daily but didn't say what kind as some seeds and nuts are higher in pro inflammatory omega-6 and some have more anti inflammatory omega-3. Your skin cells replace themselves every 30 days so you need some fats in your diet to help create these new skin cells (membranes) and to assist in keeping the... (9 replies)
Soybean oil???
Jan 27, 2006
... Ok, I resently read The Omega Plan. I understand the importance of omega 3's in our diets. My concern is soybean oil......it seems almost everything is made out of it, whether it is listed as partially hydrogenated or not. ... (2 replies)
... Your body requires fat for many processes in your body. You should be consuming 30% of your daily caloric intake as fat (and less than 10% saturated fat). You must also realize that not all fat is bad. Try to cut out trans fats (Hydrogenated veg. oils), consume more monounsaturated fats like olive oil and try to get some omega-3/6 oils in your diet. If you are female... (7 replies)
Metrx
May 3, 2004
... By increasing your protein intake daily, you increase your metabolic rate and prevent muscle loss during dieting. ... (4 replies)
... chain amino acids which help in creating and repairing muscle tissue. But again only you know whether or not your body is at its equilibrium state. Your calcium intake is a little low though not anything near dangerous per portions. Usually, the daily intake of calcium is any where from 1,000 to 12,500mg. ... (4 replies)
... I know Centum has a good daily value of iron but how much are you taking aside from the Centum? ... (4 replies)
Is Atkins Safe?
May 11, 2003
... > I still think you have not nearly answered the basic > questions about the Masai? I had thought I knew of > more than one study that found them to have > excellent cardio health until (or unless) they moved > into town and abandoned their tradional ways. Sean, Thanks for your food for thought! I provided a study in my last post related to the Masai and... (74 replies)
... Popular theories imply that one who has been restricting calories will be more likely to store fat when caloric intake is abrubtly increased. ... (2 replies)
... Hi dreamer, I certainly agree with your thoughts on removing processed foods from your diet. It is one of the single best things you can do for your overall health! The decision to eliminate meat is a personal one, with no right or wrong answers. Each body is different in that some NEED meat, some do not. Things to consider in your meat/no meat decision: Are you able to... (13 replies)
... of your total daily calories and your sat. ... (3 replies)




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